Useful Rate information and Value Added services


Effective 6 January, 2014

Useful information for your shipment

Carrier Liability

Unless the Sender enters a higher Declared Value for Carriage on the (Air) Waybill and pays the required fee, the liability of FedEx is limited to the higher of a) the amount provided by the applicable international convention; b) € 22 per kilogram; or c) US$ 100 per Shipment. For Shipments using the FedEx 1Day Freight, FedEx Priority Overnight or FedEx Standard Overnight service, the liability of FedEx is limited to the higher of a) the amount provided by the applicable local law; b) € 22 per kilogram; or c) US$ 100 per Shipment, unless the Sender enters a higher Declared Value for Carriage on the (Air) Waybill and pays the required fee. FedEx does not provide cargo liability or all-risk insurance but the Sender may pay an additional charge for Declared Value for Carriage above these limits, subject to an incremental charge of €0.92 per €87.00 declared value.

Specific items such as artwork, film, antiques, glassware, jewellery, furs, watches, etc. are limited to a maximum declared value for carriage of US$ 1,000 per shipment or US$ 9.07 per US pound, whichever is greater. Liability of claims requires notice of claims within strict time limits. FedEx’s liability is subject to strict and detailed terms and conditions.

For further information regarding carrier liability please refer to the Federal Express Conditions of Carriage or your Customer Service representative.


For FedEx International Priority® & FedEx International First® and FedEx International Economy , rates are based on the total weight of all packages in one shipment using one air waybill. Any fraction of a kilogram takes the next higher weight.

Shipments where dimensional weight exceeds actual weight are charged according to the following volumetric calculation:

Dimensional weight in kg per package = Length x Height x Width in cm / 5,000.

This dimensional weight calculation for FedEx Express® services applies to Europe, Middle-East, Africa and the Indian Subcontinent (EMEA), EMEA export and EMEA import shipments.

A flat rate applies up to 10 kg and 25 kg for FedEx® 10kg Box and FedEx® 25kg Box respectively. An increment for each additional kilogram is then added.

A minimum billable weight applies to shipments packaged in FedEx Express boxes and tubes. The values are defined as follows:

  • FedEx Box (all sizes) . . . . . . . . . . . 1kg
  • FedEx Tube . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4kg

Effective as of January 21st 2013. Does not apply to FedEx 10kg and 25kg Box.

Maximum Declared Value*

  • FedEx® Envelope / FedEx® Pak: US$ 100
  • FedEx® Box / FedEx® Tube / and other packaging: US$ 50,000


*Values may vary according to destination. Check our online Transit Times and Coverage guide for the maximum declared value per destination.

Broker Select Option

FedEx allows customers to choose their own broker for customs clearance for shipments destined to over 220 countries and territories worldwide, including the USA. The additional routing surcharge applies when all of the following occur:

  • A broker (other then FedEx or FedEx designated) clears the shipment.
  • FedEx Express picks up the shipment at the customers broker location and delivers it to the final consignee.
  • The consignee’s location is served by a different clearance point than the brokers clearance point.

Broker Select Option €1.50/kg with a min. of €10.00

FedEx Customs Brokerage Services

For your more complex import and export requirements. FedEx offers a range of special customs clearance services, subject to an additional fee. Contact us for more detailed information.

Fuel Surcharge

FedEx has adopted a dynamic fuel surcharge according to the variation in the price of Kerosene-type-Jet Fuel and reserves the right to assess a fuel surcharge. Please click here for more information.

Duties and Taxes

Duties and Taxes are not included in the export rates and will be billed to the recipient unless otherwise requested by the shipper. An advancement fee may be charged.


If the recipient refuses to pay, the sender shall be ultimately responsible for the payment of all Duties and Taxes

Value Added Tax (V.A.T.)

All prices are exclusive of VAT. VAT may be applied at the applicable rate.


All prices are effective from 2 January, 2012.**

Federal Express reserves the right at any time, to amend, modify or discontinue this tariff and/or any discounts contained, with or without notice.

**The Dry Ice surcharge will be effective on 23 January, 2012.

Surcharges and Value Added services fees *

Extended Area Service

€0.34/kg (minimum €18.45)

€0.34/ kg (minimum €18.45)

Address Correction


Saturday Delivery to US

€15,00/ship. (if available)

Dangerous Goods

Inaccessible €0,55/kg (min. €40,00)

Accessible €0,90/kg (min. €60,00)

Dry Ice

0.20 €/Kg and 5.00 min

FedEx Priority Alert™

FedEx International Priority:
€0.78/ kg (minimum €21)

FedEx International Priority Freight:
€0.36/ kg (minimum €156)

FedEx Priority Alert Plus™

FedEx International Priority:
€1.04/ kg (minimum €26)

FedEx International Priority Freight:
€0.52/ kg (minimum €208)

On demand Care

FedEx International Priority/
FedEx International Economy:
€4.16/ kg (minimum €104)

FedEx International Priority Freight/
FedEx International Economy Freight:
€1.04/kg (minimum €416)

Third Party Consignee


FedEx Import Shipping Print Label

Create import shipping labels on your computer or shipping system.
Then simply print and provide the label to your customer or send it
as PDF via email - Free

FedEx Import Shipping Email Label

Create import shipping labels and allow your customers to access these
electronically and edit them as needed - €1.15/label

Delivery Signature Options

Select one of the following Delivery Signature Options for your shipments:
No Signature Required: Free.
Indirect Signature Required: Free. Residential shipments to US and Canada with declared value below 500 USD are subject to € 2.00/shipment surcharge
Direct Signature Required: € 2.50/shipment. Free for shipments to US and Canada above 500 USD declared value.
Adult Signature Required: € 3.00/shipment.

Third Party Billing

Third Party Billing Surcharge will apply to shipments that are billed to a third party. The surcharge will be charged to the third party payer (1).

The surcharge applies when the shipper account number and the third party billing account number are not part of the same company, as determined by FedEx.

2.5% of total shipment charges. Total shipment charges includes transportation charges, surcharges and additional fees; but does not include duties, taxes and ancillary clearance service fees.

Surcharge effective from 22 January 2018.

(1) For the definition of Bill Third Party shipment see FedEx EMEA Conditions of Carriage on under Section 4.4.


* For availability in Estonia please contact customer service.

Any questions? Contact FedEx.